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BCCI announced monetary benefits for former players

Nov 9, 2015 11:26 IST

BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) on 8 November 2015 announced monetary benefits for former cricketers, both domestic and international, including monthly and one-time payments. The announcement was made a day before the Annual General Body Meeting of the Board in Mumbai.

The Board also announced the match fees for the umpires officiating in both domestic and international games.


Monetary benefits as per payment of monthly gratis’ announced by BCCI
International Cricketer

• All Test cricketers who retired before 31 December 1993 and have played more than 25 matches will get 50000 rupees per month.
• All Test cricketers who retired before 31 December, 1993 and have played less than 25 matches will get 37500 rupees per month
• All Test cricketers who retired on or after 1 January 1994 will get 22500 rupees per month.
• Widows of Test cricketers and Test Umpires will continue to get the same amount of gratis for their lifetime.
• All cricketers who have represented India in One-Day International will get 15000 rupees.

First Class Cricketer

• All Ranji Trophy cricketers who have played at least 10 matches before 1957-58 season will get 15000 rupees per month.
• All first class cricketers who have played 25 to 49 matches up to the end of 2003-04 season will get 15000 rupees per month.
• All first class cricketers who have played 50 to 74 matches and 75 and above matches up to end of 2003-04 season will get 22500 rupees and 30000 rupees respectively.

Women Cricketer
• Women cricketers who have played 10 or more Tests will receive 22500 rupees per month (Working Committee 23 April 2008).
• Women cricketers who have played 5 to 9 Tests will receive 15000 rupees per month.

Umpires

• All retired Test umpires will get 22500 rupees per month.
• All retired All India Panel Umpires who have officiated in ODIs as field Umpires will get 15000 rupees per month.

One Time Payment to International and First Class cricketers who retired up to the end of 2003-04 season:
• Cricketers who have played more than 100 Test matches will receive 1.5 crore rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 75 & 99 Test matches will receive one crore rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 50 & 74 Test matches will receive 75 lakh rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 25 & 49 Test matches will receive 60 lakh rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 10 & 24 Test matches will receive 50 lakh rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 1 & 9 Test matches and who have played their last International match before 1970 will receive 35 lakh rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 100 and more first class matches will receive 30 lakh rupees.
• Cricketers who have played between 75 & 99 first class matches will receive 25 lakh rupees.

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